January 1-2, 1886

January Friday 1 1886

Slight Frost, raw cold day
Frank unpacked the 3 boxes
which arrived yesterday via South-
hampton containing chairs &c
all the glass broken.
A number of people called
12 in all

Saturday 2

A lovely day. Went out in
my chair for a couple of hours.
The Eberts’ F. Barnard Mrs. Drake
the Wards, the Pinders, John &
Grace & Miss King called.
Frank & Grace Puss spent the
evening at the Drakes [*1].


*1 The Drakes were next-door neighbors
to the O’Reillys at Point Ellice House

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Peter O’Reilly’s 1886 diary has been transcribed by volunteers and staff at Point Ellice House Museum & Gardens and is for informational purposes only. Researchers interested in this diary are advised to consult the original document housed at the Royal British Columbia Museum & Archives, found in MS-2894, the O’Reilly family fonds.

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